Joseph Crowley has nearly twenty years of experience practicing capital markets, finance and general corporate law in both private practice and in-house settings.
Mr. Crowley began his career with Sidley LLP, representing both issuers and underwriters in connection with a broad array of capital markets transactions, including SEC-registered and privately placed institutional debt and equity offerings as well as debt tenders and exchange offers. He also represented financial institutions engaged in offering various types of derivative products. Joseph continued to develop his capital markets expertise while serving as in-house counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He supported the bank's debt capital markets team as well as its CDO, CLO and derivatives businesses. Joseph gained his background in leveraged financing transactions while at Paul Hastings LLP.
Joseph is an expert at planning and leading business and legal due diligence efforts. In addition to his law firm and in-house diligence experience, Joseph served as legal counsel to the investigative/security firm Vigilant Resources International where he advised clients on both transactional and litigation matters.
Having served in the military himself, Joseph is a dedicated advocate for veterans, providing low income veterans with pro bono legal services and assisting transitioning servicemembers and veterans with career planning. He is the Founder and Co-Director of Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans a non-profit program based out of Fordham Law School's Feerick Center for Social Justice, Secretary of Edge4Vets, an employment assistance initiative for veterans and a board member and Legal Counsel of the Military Resilience Foundation, which provides social services and community activity programs for troubled veterans.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Crowley served with the 1st Ranger Battalion at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Paul Hastings LLP
Vigilant Resources International
Thomson Reuters Practical Law
Professional & Civic Associations: Current Activities
Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans, Co-Founder, Director
Military Resilience Foundation, Board Member, Legal Counsel
New York University College of Arts & Sciences, magna cum laude
New York University School of Law